168 FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - Schedule of Events (Subject to Change)
August 25, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - SCREENING 1
Team 20 John Lockmer The Ascent
A man returns home from war.
Team 28 Daphne Grayson Twins
A twin practices family calamity while studying for the bar exam.
Team 7 LaShunda Smith Called Beyond
A young girl needs to heed a higher calling.
Team 41 Christina Pineda D.A.D.
Dad was embarrassing sometimes. (Student)
Team 24 Talisha Oliver Unharmed
A teenager learns to transform his pain into power through song.
Team 33 Gary Emrick Tomorrow
A woman attempts to forgive herself for her abortion.
Team 32 Aser Seifu Let's Go
A young boy must battle the hyena. Ethiopia. (Student)
Team 30 Khetphet Phagnasay Impossible
A mother and daughter suffer abuse from a narcissistic husband.
Team 22 Aaron Ybarra Dana
Dana describes God's amazing love during and after her painful divorce.
10:40 AM - SCREENING 2
Team 25 Serena Travis The Refill
A therapist finally learns to listen to his own advice.
Team 23 Deborah Kay Rattlesnake Ranch
A man's dying wish is to leave the ranch to his loving family of rattlesnakes.
Team 18 Kristina Sullivan The Storm
Accountants finally figure out they must cry out to the Lord for guidance.
Team 9 Amir Shehata Your Song
Grace's music makes it hard for her to hear. (Canada)
Team 15 Michael Lugenbuehl 71 For Fun
Comedy: Toni and Tony race to win the same job.
Team 39 LaShunda Smith The Negotiator
A son must learn to negotiate when the stakes are high.
12:00 PM - LUNCH
1:00 PM - NETWORKING / PRESENTATION
"Great Filmmaking on Limited Resources” with Michael Cioni, Product Director at Panavison. Championship networking to follow.
2:45 PM - SCREENING 3
168 Behind the Scenes Montage
Team 34 Mason Armour The Prophet
Comedy: A man has prophetic dreams. But who are they blessing!?
Team 2 Rita Betti Sewing Seeds
Doc: Quilters do darn good things for terminal patients.
Team 19 Jason Marsh Spit Up
An exhausted new dad, struggles to be both father and husband.
Team 13 Marak Baird Notes
One teen bullies another online.
Team 36 Dianne Butts Thoughts and Prayers
A woman discovers the Superhero within as she battles an intruder.
Team 31 Gwen McGee Sister Care
Doc: A brother's release from jail with dementia complicates life.
Team 8 Brian Wood Commissioned
WWII soldier's message could turn the tide of the war for many.
4:10 PM - SCREENING 4
Team 38 David Kiang Leverage
A wife discovers her husband's treachery.
Team 27 Silas Firth Bread
An old-fashioned baker encourages his middle-aged son to grow up.
Team 3 Deborah Brown Leo e Mia
A doctor shares his life's challenges and lessons from his single mom. (Italy)
Team 1 Susan Shearer Wireless
Comedy: A mob enforcer gets religion?
Team 37 Andrew Morehouse Let Me Go
A woman hiking alone in the forest stumbles upon a wounded man.
Team 29 Maged Hanna Fhedi
A young boy redefines "power" after being bullied at school. (Egypt)
5:30 PM - DINNER / RED CARPET
.Walk the red carpet or enjoy a relaxing dinner at L.A. Live.
7:00 PM - AWARDS SHOW
With "Final Frequency" featurette & Cast and Crew Q&A.
"Final Frequency" A doctoral candidate investigates unusual seismic activity in Los Angeles leading to a cabal of elite scientists, who plan to weaponize Nikola Tesla's most secret research to manipulate thought patterns and earthquakes. The film stars Charles Shaughnessy (The Nanny), Richard Burgi (Desperate Housewives), Lou Ferrigno Jr. (SWAT), Kirby Bliss Blanton (The Green Inferno), Luke Guldan (The Good Place), Nikki SooHoo (Stick It), Josh Murray (Killing Lincoln), Abhay Walia (Seven Rounds) and Kim Estes (Crossroad).
10:00 PM - AFTER PARTY
Details to come.